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October 2nd, 2015
UL HFE team writes usability guidance for US National Institute of Standards and Technology

The UL Human Factors Engineering team recently completed a project for the US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in support of its Health IT Usability initiative. The project entailed developing guidance on designing user interfaces for Electronic Health Records (EHR) that help ensure their safe and effective use. The 192-page publication titled “Technical… read more

September 18th, 2014
IECEE change requires medical devices to comply with IEC 60601-1-6

Many device manufacturers utilize the CB Scheme to obtain acceptance of test reports and certificates by National Certification Bodies. As such, manufacturers must be familiar with the latest regulatory changes. One such change is the recent requirement for manufacturers of medical electrical equipment to comply with IEC 60601-1-6 (and by extension IEC 62366) as part… read more

March 10th, 2014
UL Experts provide insights into HFE and medical device design in the January issue of Medical Design Briefs

UL’s Linda Chatwin, Maureen Mulcare and Jeff Rongero, recently published an article in Medical Design Briefs titled “Safety and Human Factors Engineering in Medical Device Design.” As the article states, “Ultimately, manufacturers must validate that the product’s users can employ the device safely and effectively in the intended use environments” which is why Usability is… read more